The King's Champion Tournament
|Final Court of Daffydd & Octavia|
|1st Coronation of Alric & Kayleigh|
|King Alric & Queen Kayleigh's
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At left, Sir Galen of Bristol & Master Lucais head the procession preceeding the opening of the final court of Their Majesties Daffydd & Octavia. At right, beautiful as always, Queen Octavia enters the Great Hall..
On the left, King Daffydd & Queen Octavia at the opening of Their final court. On the right, HL Darius of the Bells receives a Sable Crane from Her Majesty.
At left, Queen Octavia awards His Majesty Daffydd one of her Queen's Gloves for being her love, confidant, counsel, friend and pillow throughout a tiring reign. On the right, His Excellency, Sir Galen of Bristol, receives a rare Augmentation of Arms from Their Majesties, for his extreme service to them and our kingdom as a whole. Only six Augmentation of Arms have ever been awarded in Ansteorra. VIVAT Sir Galen!!
At left, Sir Galen extends his sincere gratitude for such a momentous award. On the right, Master Richard Fairbourne, the newly appointed Kingdom Seneschal has just been given the Book of Kingdom Laws by Their Majesties.
On the left, Master Lucais (Master of the Laurel), becomes a double Peer as he is elevated to the Order of the Pelican in this ceremony. At right, as one of Their final actions, Their Majesties Daffydd & Octavia have Mistress Gunnora called into court to join the assembled Lions of Ansteorra as their newest member. VIVAT Mistress Gunnora!
At left, in a stroke of genius, Lady Ameline and the children of Ansteorra, donate this traveling prize (a stuffed Lion) to the newest member of the Lions, to be passed on to future Lions as a reminder from Ansteorra's future, our children. On the right, the final moments of a Queen are captured as King Daffydd removes His Lady's crown.
At left, this image was taken just a split second before the couple raced down the aisle in glee as the weight of their reign was lifted. At right, on behalf of the Lions of Ansteorra, HE Sir Pendaran holds aloft the Great Sword of State during the Regnum. (This photo courtesy of Lord Pieter Rausch.)
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